This is a free event held at St. Martin’s University. The focus of the seminar will be a sharing of knowledge, experience, and best practices related to disaster response and emergency preparedness by representatives of the respective sister-states. HAPSA will present details on the recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011 from a government and community perspective. Presentations will also include prevention and preparedness efforts for future disasters. For more information and to register visit the website http://www.evergreenaspaonline.org/hyogo-washington-50th-anniversary/